Chad's survivors of torture and rape seek justice for fellow Africans

11/6/2017

Ginette Ngarbaye, 52, rises from her seat, leans forward and glares intensely at the ghost of her tormentor.
“I gave him a long, deep look - like this,” she said, recalling how she came face to face with former Chad President Hissène Habré - the man responsible for the worst moments of her life.

Aged 20, she was arrested by Habré’s soldiers, interrogated, tortured and raped – all while pregnant with her first child. Unable to get medical help, she gave birth on the cement floor of her cell, crowded with other women and crawling with insects.

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